Capturing Something new

Experimental It's quite amazing the effects you get when you concentrate on something Turn on a humble lightbulb and point your camera at it Reminding yourself (of course) to knock the flash off If the camera has a mind - it was certainly concentrated on this as i moved about the bulb Capturing the light... Continue Reading →


Jams and Jaguars

#CFFC #LetterJ #BASIC A couple of photos taken from sessions at BASIC Clicks, the photography group i belong to at the Brain and Spinal injury centre in Salford for starters - here's the Jaguar . And here's some pics of some Jam (Raspberry) and Lemon curd, common thread ? all items were photographed at BASIC.... Continue Reading →

Creating something special

Brain and Spinal Injury Centre, Salford 20th October 2017 Returned to the home of BASIC Clicks to create some lit up photography here's my favourite shots The portacabin was dark during the creation of these shots Cameras - Sony DSC - H300, Nikon D3100 Equipment - Backcloths (Dark), Tripods, Seashells, Glass Ball, Fairy lights

An ode to a Heron

Salford 21st September One of Inky's better known works, about a feathered resident of Salford Quays Waterside and Manchester ship canal.  Anyone is free to read this - but if you wish to re-use please contact me - thanks! The Heron stands perched, In the middle of the bay Dreaming of fish, a stones drop... Continue Reading →

Stained Glass Window

Salford 18th September Poem borrowed from my page at A tale a bit crafty, a bit religious, but all by me Artwork created at Craft Sessions at Brain & Spinal Injury Charity in Salford.     As the Sun comes up, its light shines through the panels of coloured glass angling the now coloured... Continue Reading →

Poetry Workshops

14th September 2017 Today i've had my hands in the soapsuds helping out at BASICs Cafe, Food for thought. I've also been assisting in helping to run a poetry workshop in the conservatory. we discussed what makes a poem and the different kinds of poem you could write covering everything from Rhymes to Acrostics, Haikus... Continue Reading →

Random Access Memories

Memorize Memories are a funny thing even if your memory is reletively sound making the memory into something permanent requires an open mind and something to refer to remembering mum and dads birthday might be an easy one,  but if your mind slips, whilst you are Zedding away in the land of nod - its... Continue Reading →

Building Blocks

Construct     It begins simply enough, a simple bucket of bricks stacked up from top to bottom till at last - they topple oh what fun!   The next thing you know you're building a wall with stuff from the sea and occasionally it falls oh what fun        

Yummy Fruit!

Satisfaction A response to the Daily post Weekly Photo Challenge   A Tangerine for Elevenses When they are around, when i'm heading for BASIC I always take a Tangerine (or two)with me for the break period during the photography class.  I like fruit, but Tangerines more, because of the way they fit in the hand... Continue Reading →

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